WorldCat Identities

Cresswell, Helen

Overview
Works: 343 works in 1,069 publications in 6 languages and 22,238 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction  Domestic fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Dedicator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.C8645, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Helen Cresswell
Ordinary Jack : being the first part of the Bagthorpe saga by Helen Cresswell( Book )

34 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Jack, the only "ordinary" member of the talented and eccentric Bagthorpe family, concocts a scheme to distinguish himself as a modern-day prophet
Absolute zero : being the second part of the Bagthorpe saga by Helen Cresswell( Book )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The members of the talented and eccentric Bagthorpe family channel their energy into slogan-writing contests
Bagthorpes unlimited by Helen Cresswell( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The competitive Bagthorpes join forces in a rare display of solidarity when Grandma organizes a family reunion
Bagthorpes V. the world : being the fourth part of the Bagthorpe saga by Helen Cresswell( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The members of the eccentric Bagthorpe family contend with Mr. Bagthorpe's attempts to be self-sufficient and with Great-aunt Lucy's visit
The secret world of Polly Flint by Helen Cresswell( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and German and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polly Flint, a girl who sees things other people can't, finds herself involved with the "time gypsies" of Grimstone, inhabitants of a lost village who have become trapped in a time not their own
Moondial by Helen Cresswell( Book )

39 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While staying with her mother's godmother, Minty finds herself drawn to a mysterious sundial which takes her back in time and links her life to that of two unhappy children she meets in two different centuries
Bagthorpes abroad by Helen Cresswell( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the further adventures of the eccentric Bagthorpe family as they go on vacation to a reputedly haunted house in Wales
The piemakers by Helen Cresswell( Book )

28 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "Grand Contest" gives the pie-making Roller family of Danby Dale a chance to reclaim the family honor after their pie for the king has failed
The night watchmen by Helen Cresswell( Book )

20 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for something to fill his lonely days, a young boy recuperating from a long illness meets two tramps who live in a world that hardly seems real
Bagthorpes haunted by Helen Cresswell( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation, the eccentric and talented Bagthorpe family tries to contact the ghosts of their reputedly haunted house, pursues Cousin Daisy's elusive goat, and general stirs up the quiet Welsh countryside
Dear shrink by Helen Cresswell( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the woman looking after them in their parents' absence dies suddenly, three children find themselves in foster care and must use all their courage and ingenuity to cope with the situation
Meet Posy Bates by Helen Cresswell( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of 6 chapters describes Posy Bates's domestic adventures, which include becoming an inventor and meeting a Bag lady
Bagthorpes liberated by Helen Cresswell( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon returning from a vacation, the members of the eccentric Bagthorpe family find chaos as a tramp takes over their house, their maid disappears, and the demonic Cousin Daisy arrives with her pet goat
The winter of the birds by Helen Cresswell( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young English boy with ambitions to be a hero learns about true heroism, affection, and the power of imagination when his neighbourhood is threatened by multiplying flocks of steel birds
Up the pier by Helen Cresswell( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and Finnish and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting a seaside resort with her mother, a young English girl discovers a mysterious family living on the pier
The bongleweed by Helen Cresswell( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious seed that Becky tricks her playmate into planting in the formal gardens turns out to be a continuously growing weed that threatens to take over everything
The watchers : a mystery at Alton Towers by Helen Cresswell( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two runaway children hide out in a theme park and become enmeshed in an unearthly battle between the forces of good and evil
A game of catch by Helen Cresswell( Book )

10 editions published between 1900 and 1995 in English and Dutch and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary girl plays a "game of catch" with two children from an eighteenth-century painting
Posy Bates, again! by Helen Cresswell( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Posy Bates and her stray dog Buggins seem to get into nothing but mischief no matter how good their intentions are
Time out by Helen Cresswell( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Tweeny and her parents, servants in a London house in 1887, use a book of magic spells to travel forward in time 100 years and find the England of 1987 to be an astonishing place
 
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Alternative Names
Cresswell, Helen 1936-

Helen Cresswell britische Bestseller-Autorin

Helen Cresswell britisk skribent

Helen Cresswell Brits schrijfster (1934-2005)

Helen Cresswell brittisk författare

Helen Cresswell écrivaine britannique

Helen Cresswell scrittrice inglese

Moondial

Rowe, Helen Cresswell.

Rowe, Helen Cresswell 1934-2005

크레스웰, 헬렌

クレスウェル, H

クレスウェル, ヘレン

ヘレンクレスウェル

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Absolute zero : being the second part of the Bagthorpe sagaBagthorpes V. the world : being the fourth part of the Bagthorpe sagaThe secret world of Polly FlintMoondialBagthorpes abroadThe piemakersThe night watchmenBagthorpes haunted